As always, if you don’t like when things you like get criticized on any level… skip this post, beloveds!
My friend K got me into Hamilton.
K and I met in our senior seminar in the history department at our alma mater. She went on to get her MA in History and I went to English Literature. When Hamilton was getting popular and she’d already traveled to see the show once before, she introduced me to what was (and remains) a stellar musical experience at the height of its early popularity. If not for K, I don’t think I would’ve cared as much as I actually do about Hamilton –
Nor would I have a framework to build any critical thoughts.
Fast forward to July 2020 and well, I actually still think it’s a great musical.
However, I also have… thoughts on Hamilton after what feels like an eternity.Read More »